MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The state Department of Highways will close the Caperton Rail Trail for shoulder work next week.

Beginning Monday, May 6 the trail will be closed from the Arboretum to just north of the University Commons Parking Lot through Friday, May 17.

Work operations are scheduled between 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Poor weather or unknown conditions could extend the schedule.